Urban Land Institute Nevada announces Placemaking Awards

From Las Vegas Review Journal

  • The Catalytic Place award recognizes places that best generate improvement and progress to the economic development and/or standard of living in a surrounding community.
  • Public Sector Category: UNLV Harry Reid Research and Technology Park
  • Private Sector Category: AREA15 Las Vegas
  • The Healthy Place award recognizes those who promote activity and social interaction through health-giving and accessible design to improve overall quality of life.
  • Suburban Category: Arioso Senior Living by Ovation Development
  • Urban Category: UnCommons
  • The Transformative Place award recognizes places that have transformed their respective areas through exemplary design.
  • Private Sector Category: SHARE Village Las Vegas
  • Public Sector Category: Lifeguard Arena/city of Henderson Downtown Events Plaza
  • The Visionary Place award recognizes the vision for a place under development and promising significant impact on lifestyle and the region.
  • Redevelopment Category: The Watermark
  • New Development Category: 1700 Pavilion at Downtown Summerlin
  • The Community Place award recognizes places that best engage and strengthen the community/neighborhood through opportunities to assemble, unite or celebrate.
  • Public Sector Category: Historic Westside Legacy Park
  • Private Sector Category: Betty’s Village

ULI Nevada exists as a resource and advocate in understanding the unique and varied components that define Nevada and its communities as exceptional places. The organization leads the conversation on advancing the quality of place in our state.

Placemaking embraces the creation of spaces that promote people’s health, happiness and well-being through planning, design and management.

As part of its mission to increase output of creative Placemaking in our community and encourage community development, ULI Nevada offers a way to acknowledge and commend projects that leverage arts, culture and design as mechanisms for strengthening communities.

This awards event is an opportunity to formally recognize outstanding projects, achievements and leaders in our city who are committed to the creation and celebration of “place.” The event convenes thought leaders from a wide array of disciplines who passionately promote the responsible use of land.

ULI Nevada’s Placemaking Awards for Excellence is an annual event aimingto spur ideas, perpetuate momentum and grow placemaking in the Las Vegas Valley for years to come.